Definition of 'single'
Example sentences containing 'single'
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It is also a fantastic holiday for single people. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Not bad for a mere pop single. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The unit has not brought one single case to trial through its own investigations. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Not a single player wanted to carry on. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The report does not single out any individual pollster for criticism over herding. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The church now has a singles group of almost two hundred members. Christianity Today (2000)The single thing that most helped me to control it was forcing myself to take exercise. Times, Sunday Times (2011)One of the central selling points of singles tennis is the duel. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They rented a motorhome with a double bed at the back and two singles up front. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Former detainees still campaigning for justice have also been singled out. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This would leave you facing life as a single mum. The Sun (2015)Work on the soil before you buy a single plant. Times, Sunday Times (2007)People can become addicted after a single hit. The Sun (2009)No single collection has a definitive hoard of them. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Best sleepers were those with jobs based in a single location. The Sun (2006)He then waited in the car while his mother bought a single ticket. Times, Sunday Times (2013)My only vice now is single malt whisky. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He ended up alone in a single room in a hospice. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Not a single person pretends to look the other way. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Support for the single currency was fragile with countries that did not have it showing no signs of wanting to join. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If you are single, your new love has a gift for turning houses into welcoming homes. The Sun (2013)You have only won one singles game at Wimbledon in six years. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In my 12 years at school not a single day was lost due to weather. Times, Sunday Times (2010)West London's finest were not always a great singles band. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Synonyms of 'single'
simple, unmixed, unblended, uncompounded
Trends of 'single'
Extremely Common. single is one of the 1000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of single from the Collins English Dictionary
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